varlet \ VAHR-lit \ noun – A knavish person; rascal. An attendant or servant. A page who serves a knight. Origin: Varlet is a variation on the French word valet.
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chrestomathy \ kres-TOM-uh-thee \ noun – A collection of selected literary passages. Origin: Chrestomathy literally means “useful to learn” in Greek, from the roots chres- meaning “to use” and math- meaning “to learn.”
intromit \ in-truh-MIT \ verb – To introduce; to send, put, or let in. Origin: Intromit comes from the Latin roots intro- meaning “inwardly” and mittere meaning “to send.”